Corporate team bonding activity at worksite . Art activity making batik and framing for display with competition component.
Visual Arts Excursion to Artist Studio.
A learning journey for students to learn about industrial practice of a textile artist. They experience first hand the dying craft of batik and indigo dyeing process. Our facility have the capacity to engage a full class of 40 students for 2-hours to produce usable art. Students were introduced to batik textile and engaged hands-on... Continue Reading →
Learn Batik Painting for individuals or group.
Our workshops are conducted on weekdays. Ideal for individuals or small groups. two hours only. Just call in advance as sometimes the session is full or booked for corporate team building. more details of our programmes here. We have below a short video of an engagement with Australian and American tourists.
Cartoon Caricature Draw-Along Other Than The Human Face
This school could not get enough of my assembly talk last year and wanted more. So for this zoom session broadcasted to the entire school, we expanded the scope by talking about caricaturing objects and animals. We talked about anthropomorphism and demonstrated how to humanise a parrot to mark a significant event - the relocation... Continue Reading →
Shibori Indigo Handkerchief Workshop
The final session with NT students on fabric art was introducing them to the oldest dye known to mankind by way of Shibori - the Japanese tie and dye techniques. They explored folding and clamping methods instead of pole ties. We also touched on a bit of science in explaining the indigo dying process. Besides... Continue Reading →
Art Workshop for Staff Wellness with Cold Wax Batik
A no mess art activity session where participants get to know about batik making processes, connect with local clothing culture and complete their very own batik piece in just two hours. This￼ was for an education institution celebrating National Day.
InstaGeylang Challenge 2022 Photography Exhibition Opening, Winners Announcement and Prize Presentation
InstaGeylang Photo Exhibition
We are very excited to announce that our photo challenge project on Instagram got overwhelming response of more than 1,500 submissions. The judges had a hard time selecting the finalist. We ended up choosing twice the amount we planned to exhibit because there were simply too many fantastic photos that captured the excitement and cultural... Continue Reading →
Esplanade – Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts: Batik Painting Workshop
We are honoured to be a part of the annual Pesta Raya at Esplanade this year. To register: https://www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/pesta-raya-malay-festival-of-arts/2022/batik-painting-workshop?utm_source=Esplanade+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=c3c92d5d56-festival_pesta-raya_ticket-launch_042022&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_abb3f82f99-c3c92d5d56-52828567
Oral History Interview for National Archives of Singapore
This interview was recorded in 2018, If it is of any interest to you, you can hear it here: https://www.nas.gov.sg/archivesonline/oral_history_interviews/record-details/030a1f19-9ac3-11e8-8b7d-001a4a5ba61b?keywords=kamal+dollah&keywords-type=all I totally forgot about it until recently when I'm getting quite a few requests from students for interviews. I do not want to come across as uncooperative to you scholars but you are demanding my... Continue Reading →